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"The Book of the Grotesque," "Hands," "Paper Pills"
"Mother," "The Philosopher," "Nobody Knows"
"Godliness," Parts I-II
"Godliness," Parts III-IV: "Surrender," "Terror;" "A Man of Ideas"
"Adventure," "Respectability," "The Thinker"
"Tandy," "The Strength of God," "The Teacher"
"Loneliness," "An Awakening"
"Queer," "The Untold Lie," "Drink"
"Death," "Sophistication," "Departure"
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'The Book of the Grotesque,' 'Hands,' 'Paper Pills'
'Mother,' 'The Philosopher,' 'Nobody Knows'
'Godliness,' Parts 1-2
'Godliness,' Parts 3-4: 'Surrender,' 'Terror;' 'A Man of Ideas'
'Adventure,' 'Respectability,' 'The Thinker'
'Tandy,' 'The Strength of God,' 'The Teacher'
'Loneliness,' 'An Awakening'
'Queer,' 'The Untold Lie,' 'Drink'
'Death,' 'Sophistication,' 'Departure'
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In what war did Sherwood Anderson fight?
World War I
World War II
After marrying, becoming a paint manufacturer, and having three children, Anderson did what?
Left family and moved to Chicago
Expanded his business and family
Began to write at night
Finished his college education
After marrying his fourth wife, Anderson began to spend a lot of time doing what?
Winesburg, Ohio is an example of what literary movement?
What aspects of Winesburg, Ohio influenced American modernist writers?
Nostalgic view of heartland
Both B and C
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Winesburg, Ohio: Popular pages